McGuireWoods’ Durham McCormick Honored Among Top Wind Industry Legal Pros

July 23, 2020

McGuireWoods Houston partner Durham McCormick was selected for A Word About Wind’s “Legal Power List 2020” honoring the 100 most influential lawyers working on the financial side of wind energy.

“I’m proud to be recognized among this group of highly respected attorneys practicing in the wind energy space,” McCormick said. “It’s an honor to help showcase McGuireWoods’ renewable energy capabilities through this recognition.”

McCormick, co-lead of McGuireWoods’ renewable energy team, advises clients on matters ranging from project development to joint ownership arrangements to divestures and operational issues. He focuses on tax structuring for renewable energy transactions, with an emphasis on production tax credits, investment tax credits and Section 1603 Treasury grants.

Over his 16-year career, McCormick has represented wind, solar and geothermal project developers, consumer-owned utilities, borrowers, real estate developers, and buyers and sellers of businesses in deals aggregating over 5,000 megawatts. He writes and speaks on tax equity trends affecting the renewable energy industry.

McGuireWoods assists clients in all aspects of the development, acquisition and disposition, financing, ownership and operation of renewable energy projects. The firm’s energy industry team earned six nationwide rankings in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 United States, including recognition for its work in the renewable and alternative energy sector.